What a wonderful day down on the plot. Lots of sun and very tempting to start digging, however,the ground was very soggy and its not worth getting on until it has dried out a little more, because all you will do is compact it. However, using a plank to stand on, to spread your weight, you might think of planting a couple of rows of broad beans. (more…)
What with the weather being so changeable at the moment it’s been difficult to make any headway down the allotment. The dark evenings and working all week also lessen the “windows of opportunity” at this time of year. That said we have had some dry day spells over the last two weekends and I have been able to blow away the Christmas cobwebs by getting back down onto the allotment, if only for a few hours. (more…)
|When faced with the smallest spuds left and a few onions, what should you make? Well, with the weather being dry but cold this weekend, my Mum made a really nice combination of mash with roasted red onion and stilton. That teamed with some sausages was an absolute winner!|
Happy new year everyone, and a warm welcome to our newcomers to the site!
After the last committee meeting I was asked to create some flashy posters for the upcoming competitions which will take place later on this year. Check them out! (more…)
Hello Fellow Diggers,
This is my second attempt to write a blog… I wrote my first but it has disappeared into the ether. I attended the liaison meeting and raised the following points. Please could we have some more water pressure……we will look into it. Can the grass be cut more often as we now pay more….we will look into it. What is happening to the takeover of the site by the church….they have gone away! (more…)
I hope to be able to write any news that I have about West Street Allotments here as and when it comes! There was a Liaison Meeting this week with Kevin and I raised the following points. (more…)